NOTICE OF APPLICATION for Change OF Points of Diversion TO A POINT OF WITHDRAWAL under Certificate of Water Right S4-CV1-4P267.

TAKE NOTICE:

That on November 1, 2017, Trout Unlimited, on behalf of Douglas & Susan Runyan, filed Application No. OKAN-17-07 with the Okanogan County Water Conservancy Board to change Points of Diversion to a Point of Withdrawal under Certificate of Water Right No. S4-CV1-4P267.

That said Water Right, S4-CV1-4P267, authorizes the diversion of 1.56 cubic feet per second and 226 acre feet per year from two Points of Diversion from the Methow River and one Point of Withdrawal from a well, all located within Government Lots 7 and 9 in Section 29, Township 32 North, Range 22 East Willamette Meridian.

That said Water Right authorizes water to be used for the irrigation of 56.5 acres from April 15 to October 15.

That the Applicant proposes to change the two Points of Diversion and one Point of Withdrawal to two Points of Withdrawal under Water Right No. S4-CV1-4P267, located within the same Government Lots 7 and 9 in Section 29, Township 32 North, Range 22 East Willamette Meridian, all within Okanogan County, Washington.

Any protests or objections to the approval of this application may be filed with the Department of Ecology and must include a detailed statement of the basis for objections; protests must be accompanied by a $50.00 recording fee and filed with the Cashiering Section, State of Washington, Department of Ecology, P.O. Box 47611, Lacey, Washington 98509-7611, within 30 days from March 21, 2018.

Any interested party may submit comments, objections and other information to the Okanogan County Water Conservancy Board regarding this application. Comments and information may be submitted in writing or verbally at any public meeting of the Board held to discuss or decide on the application. The application will be on the Board agenda during its regular meetings to be held on the first Wednesday of each month at 2:00 p.m., at its offices located at 123 5th Avenue North, Room 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840. Additionally, the Water Conservancy Board may receive written comments or information within 30 days from March 21, 2018, at the following address: Okanogan County Water Conservancy Board, c/o Lisa deVera, 1205 Ormiston Street, Wenatchee, Washington 98801.

Published in the Methow Valley News March 14, 21, 2018.


NOTICE OF VARIANCE REQUEST

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN BY Kristina and Gordon Cawker that a variance from the Okanogan County Public Health District’s On-Site Sewage Regulation is being requested to allow the use of an existing well that fails to meet the 100 foot sanitary control zone requirements to serve a parcel in the proposed CAWKER SHORT PLAT 2017-8.  Written comments may be submitted to the Okanogan County Public Health District at P O Box 231 Okanogan WA 98840.

The Environmental Health Director for Okanogan County Public Health District will consider this request within 30 days of this notice. Kristina and Gordon Cawker 49 Allemandi Rd Loomis WA  98827

Published by The Methow Valley News on March 14, 21, 2018


Town of Twisp

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT

Determination of Non-Significance

Date: March 14, 2018

Lead Agency: Town of Twisp

Agency Contact: Kurt Danison, townplanner@townoftwisp.com, Town of Twisp, P.O. Box 278, Twisp, WA 98856, 509-997-4081

Agency File Number: TWPPD 18-01

The Methow Valley Housing Trust of Twisp, Washington has submitted an application for the preliminary approval of a Planned Development of 3.25 acres to the Town of Twisp. The proposal entails development of Parcel No. 3322170391 into 14 building lots ranging in size from 3200 to 4250 square feet with approximately 40% of the site remaining as open space.  The proposed PD is located at on the east side of Canyon Street at the intersection of E. Third Avenue in the Town of Twisp, within Section 17, Township 33 N., Range 22 E.W.M.

The Town of Twisp has determined that this proposal will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment.  An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). We have reviewed the attached Environmental Checklist, project application and appurtenance information.  This information is available at Twisp Town Hall.

This determination is based on the following findings and conclusions:

The application and SEPA checklist contain mitigation measures that satisfactorily address environmental impacts.

This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2) and the comment/appeal period will end on April 4, 2018. Comments and/or appeals must be made in writing to Jackie Moriarty, Town Clerk, townclerk@townoftwisp.com, Town of Twisp, P.O. Box 278, Twisp, WA 98856, 509-997-4081

Kurt Danison

Date 3/18/18

Published in the Methow Valley News on March 14, 2018


TOWN OF TWISP

Notice of Public Application

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Methow Valley Housing Trust of Twisp, Washington has submitted an application for the preliminary approval of a Planned Development of 3.25 acres to the Town of Twisp. The proposal entails development of Parcel No. 3322170391 into 14 building lots ranging size from 3200 to 4250 square feet with approximately 40% of the site remaining as open space. The proposed PD is located at on the east side of Canyon Street at the intersection of E. Third Avenue in the Town of Twisp, within Section 17, Township 33 N., Range 22 E.W.M.

Persons wishing to view project information may contact Twisp Town Hall, 118 S. Glover Street, between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Thursday. Written comments must be submitted to the Town of Twisp, P.O. Box 278, Twisp, WA 98856, no later than 5:00 PM, Wednesday April 4, 2018 with verbal comments accepted at the Planning Commission Public Hearing set for 5:00 pm on April 11, 2018 at Twisp Town Hall. For further information contact Kurt Danison at (509)997-4081.

Published in the Methow Valley News on March 14, 2018.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Amendment of Title 17, Zoning

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the Winthrop Planning Commission is considering amendments to Winthrop Municipal Code (WMC) Title 17, Zoning.  The proposed amendments include the following: Modifications to 17.12.010 pertaining to manufactured home standards; adding a new section 17.12.025 with standards for accessory dwelling units and related modifications to sections 17.12.020, 17.12.030, 17.20.010, 17.20.020, and table 17.16.010; and modifications to setbacks in table 17.20.040.  The proposed amendments apply as specified in WMC within the incorporated limits of the Town of Winthrop, Township 34, Range 21, parts of Sections 2 and 11

Public Hearing:  The Winthrop Planning Commission will hold an open record public hearing on the proposed amendments on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 6:05 pm, at the Winthrop Auditorium (Hen House of the Barn), 51 Highway 20, Winthrop, Washington.  The hearing will be conducted in accord with WMC Chapter 19.10.  Any person desiring to present written or oral testimony may do so at the hearing, and by doing so shall have standing as a party of record.  Any person requiring assistance to access the hearing is urged to contact Town Hall at least 24 hours in advance.

Information available:  Persons wishing to view the proposed amendments or receive a notice on the action taken may contact Winthrop Town Hall, 206 Riverside Ave. between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday – Friday.  Pursuant to WMC 19.06.040, a staff report will be available seven days prior to the public hearing.  For further information contact Rocklynn Culp at (509) 996-2320.

SEPA Determination:  The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment.  An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c).  This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency.  This information is available to the public on request. This Determination of Nonsignificance is issued under 197-11-340(2); the lead agency will not act on this proposal for 15 days from the date of this notice. 

Comments:  Written comments may be submitted in advance of the public hearing.  Comments or requests for notice should be submitted to the Town Planner, Town of Winthrop, PO Box 459, Winthrop, WA 98862, or by email to planner@townofwinthrop.com. 

This notice is given pursuant to Winthrop Municipal Code Chapter 19.06.

DATED: March 9, 2018 Rocklynn Culp, Town Planner

Published in the Methow Valley News on March 14, 2018


IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF

THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF

OKANOGAN – JUVENILE

IN RE THE DEPENDENCY OF:

BRISEYDA PIO DIAZ

EDGAR PIO DIAZ

Minor Children

DOB: 03/1/2005

DOB: 5/27/2008

COURT NO.:   18-7-00029-7

COURT NO.:   18-7-00028-9

NOTICE AND

SUMMONS/ORDER

Guardianship Hearing

STATE OF WASHINGTON TO: ELIAZAR PIO MORALES AND JENNIFER PIO DIAZ, WHOM IT MAY CONCERN AND ANYONE CLAIMING PARENTAL INTEREST IN THE ABOVE-NAMED CHILDREN.

I. NOTICE OF HEARING

1.1 You are notified that a petition was filed with this Court, alleging that a title 13 guardianship be established for these children.

1.2 A hearing will be held on April 5, 2018, at 1:00 p.m., At Juvenile Court, Okanogan County Court House, Okanogan, Washington.

1.3 The purpose of the hearing is to hear and consider evidence on the petition.

1.4 If you do not appear, the court may enter an order in your absence establishing guardianship.

II. SUMMONS/ORDER

TO APPEAR

2.1 YOU ARE SUMMONED AND REQUIRED to appear at the hearing on the date, time and place indicated.

NOTICE

Title 13 RCW Guardianship: The court should establish a Title 13 RCW guardianship and appoint a guardian for the above-named children. A petition for Order Appointing Title 13 RCW guardian, if granted, could result in substantial restrictions to the rights of the parent(s), guardian(s) or legal custodian(s). IF YOU DO NOT APPEAR AT THE HEARING THE COURT MAY ENTER AN ORDER ESTABLISHING A TITLE 13 GUARDIANSHIP IN YOUR ABSENCE

Dated this 21st day of February 2018.

By direction of the Honorable CHRISTOPHER CULP Judge of the Superior Court Okanogan County, Washington

CHARLEEN GROOMES Clerk ot the Superior Court Okanogan County, Washington

By: Ramona Brownlee

Deputy Clerk

Published in the Methow Valley News on February 28, March 7, 14, 2018 and the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on March 1, 8, 15, 2018. OVG#797423.


NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS

Sealed bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Okanogan County, 123 5th Ave. N. Room 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840 at their office on the main floor of the Virginia Grainger Administration Building, until 11:00 A.M. on March 20, 2018 at which time they will be opened and publicly read to furnish the Okanogan County Department of Public Works with the following:

New Public Works Pickups

Additional information and specifications may be obtained from the Okanogan County Department of Public Works, 1234-A 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan, WA  98840 (509) 422-7300.

The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Published in the Methow Valley News on March 7,14, 2018; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on March 8, 15, 2018. OVG#798575


SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, COUNTY OF OKANOGAN

ESTATE OF JAMES D PRATT, Deceased, JOHN ANDREW PRATT, Personal Representative, ,vs.

ESTATE OF LURA JENKINS, DECEASED, DECEASED, JAMES JENKINS, KEITH JENKINS, NIKKI JENKINS, HAYLEAGH JENKINS, MATTHEW HOFFMAN, JESSI JENKINS, known heirs of Lura Jenkins; DAN FREE AND JANE DOE FREE, his wife and the marital community comprised thereof; STATE OF WASHINGTON DEPT. OF SOCIAL & HEALTH SERVICES, REBECCA ADKINS AND GRANT ADKINS, husband and wife, AND ANY PERSON OR PARTIES CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE, ESTATE, LIEN OR INTEREST IN THE REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT.. Cause No.: 15-2-00188-6

SUMMONS – NOTICE OF EXECUTION – ORDER AND WRIT OF SALE (ZERO MONTH REDEMPTION PERIOD)

To Unknown Heirs and Devisees of the Estate of Lura Jenkins, Deceased, Judgment Debtors:

An Order Order and Writ of Sale (Zero Month Redemption Period), has been issued in the above-caption case, directed to the Sheriff of Okanogan County, commanding the Sheriff as follows:

In the Name of the State of Washington

FROM: THE OKANOGAN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT CLERK’S OFFICE

TO: THE SHERIFF OF OKANOGAN COUNTY, WASHINGTON

In the Superior Court of the State of Washington in and for Okanogan County (“Court”), on January 26, 2016, a Judgment (“Judgment”) was entered in favor of the Estate of James D. Pratt, Deceased, John Andrew Pratt, Personal Representative (Plaintiff) against the defendants Estate of Lura Jenkins, Deceased, James Jenkins, Nikki Jenkins, Hayleagh Jenkins, Matthew Hoffman, Jessi Jenkins, Dan Free and Jane Doe Free, State of Washington Dept. of Social & Health Services, Rebecca Adkins and Grant Adkins, and any person or parties claiming to have any right, title, estate, lien or interest in the real property described in the Complaint, and unknown claimants or heirs of Defendant Estate of Lura Jenkins, deceased (Defendants”0, and on March 28, 2017 a Judgment (“Judgment”) was entered in favor of the Estate of James D. Pratt, Deceased, John Andrew Pratt, Personal Representative (Plaintiff) against the defendant Keith A. Jenkins (“Defendants”). The Judgments foreclosed the interests of all the Defendants in and to the following described property (“Property”) commonly known as 8 Bench Creek Rd, Tonasket, WA 98855 for the total sum of $78,403.44, plus interest at the rate of 12% per annum from February 1, 2015 until satisfied, plus Plaintiff’s attorney fees and costs, entered by Order on March 6, 2018 in the sum of $14,166.12.

The Property is situated in Okanogan County, State of Washington, is legally described as:

That portion of the North half of the South half of Section 13, Township 36 North, Range 29, E.W.M., Okanogan County, Washington, described as follows:

BEGINNING at the Northwest corner of the North half of the South half of said Section 13;

THENCE run South 00 degrees 08’ 50” East 945.04 feet;

THENCE North 88 degrees 57’ 30” East 678.20 feet;

THENCE South 84 degrees 05’ 00” East 839.56;

THENCE North 78 degrees 59’ 30” East 401.58 feet;

THENCE North 72 degrees 45’ 10” East 388.68;

THENCE North 63 degrees 00’ 10” East 447.32 feet, more or less, to County Road No. 9455;

Thence in a Northerly direction along the Westerly right of way of County Road No. 9455 to its intersection with the North boundary line of the North half of the South half of Section 13, aforementioned;

THENCE South 89 degrees 53’ 50” East 2621.88 feet more or less, along the North boundary of the North half of the South half of said Section, to the point of beginning.

Except that portion of the North Half of the South Half of Section 13, Township 36 North, Range 29 East W.M., Okanogan County, Washington, described as follows:

COMMENCING at the Northwest comer of the North half of the South half of said Section 13;

THENCE South 00 degrees 08 minutes 50 seconds East for a distance of 945.04 feet;

THENCE North 88 degrees 57 minutes 30 seconds East for a distance of 678.20 feet;

THENCE South 84 degrees 05 minutes 00 seconds East for a distance of 643.88 feet to the TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING;

THENCE continuing South 84 degrees 05 minutes 00 seconds East for a distance of 195.55 feet;

THENCE North 78 degrees 59 minutes 30 seconds East for a distance of 208.84 feet;

THENCE North 01 degrees 01 minutes 03 seconds East for a Distance of 653.00 feet;

THENCE South 87 degrees 10 minutes 13 seconds West for a distance of 400.00 feet;

THENCE South 01 degrees 01 minutes 03 seconds West for a distance of 652.97 feet to the TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING.

THEREFORE, pursuant to RCW 61.12.060, and in the name of the State of Washington, you are hereby commanded to sell the Property, or so much thereof as may be necessary, in order to satisfy the Judgment, including post-judgment interest and costs and free of all redemption rights as provided in RCW 6.23.010et seq. upon confirmation of the Sheriff’s sale by the Court.

MAKE RETURN HEREOF within sixty days of the date indicated below, showing you have executed the same.

Pursuant to RCW 6.21.050(2), the Sheriff may adjourn the foreclosure sale from time to time, not exceeding thirty days beyond the last date at which this Writ is made returnable with the consent of the plaintiff endorsed upon this Writ or by a contemporaneous writing.

WITNESS, /s/ David S. Edwards

Judge/Commissioner of the Superior Court

And the seal of said Court, affixed this 6 day of March, 2018, at Okanogan, Washington.

By: /s/ Charleen Groomes

Charleen Groomes, Superior Court Clerk

By: /s/ Marlenia M Fitzgerald

Deputy Clerk

Consent and Presented by:

Pursuant to RCW 6.21.050(2) the sale may be adjourned by the Sheriff and this writ shall then be automatically extended for 30 days for purposes of sale.

/s/ Dale L Crandall

Dale L. Crandall,  WSBA #32168

Attorney for Plaintiff

The sale date has been set for Friday, May 4, 2018. YOU MAY HAVE A RIGHT TO EXCEMPT PROPERTY from the sale under statutes of this state, including sections 6.13.010, 6.13.030, 6.13.040, 6.15.010, and 6.15.060 of the Revised Code of Washington, in the manner described in those statutes.

Given under my hand this 8th day of March, 2018.

Frank T. Rogers, Sheriff

By: /s/ Beth Barker

Beth Barker, Chief Civil Deputy

Published in the Methow Valley News on March 14, 21, 28,2018: and Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 15, 22, 29: April 5, 12, 19,2018. OVG#799412


Okanogan County Public Works

NOTICE OF CALL FOR BIDS

2018 – Liquid Asphalt Bid

Sealed Bids, plainly marked “Bid For 2018-Liquid Asphalt”, will be received by Okanogan County at the Office of the Board of County Commissioners located in the Grainger Administrative Building, 123 5th Avenue N, Room 150, Okanogan, Washington 98840, until 11:00AM, April 3, 2018 at which time they will be opened and publicly read.

The project generally consists of supplying liquid asphalt for Okanogan County Department of Public Works for the 2018 season.

Additional information and specifications may be obtained from the Okanogan County Department of Public Works, 1234-A 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan, WA  98840. (509) 422-7300.

The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Multiple contract awards may be made to guarantee the availability of bulk asphalt products at the lowest available prices. 

The County of Okanogan in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises as defined at 49 CFR Part 26 will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex, in consideration for an award.

Published in the Methow Valley News on March 14, 21, 2018; the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on March 15, 22, 2018. OVG#799446.


Inspections Have Begun

The Okanogan County Noxious Weed Control Board has begun inspections of properties for control of noxious weed species designated by the board as enforcement species. Landowners with any of these species present on their property shall be required to control the noxious weeds according to provisions outlined in Chapter 17.10 RCW.

INSPECTIONS SHALL TAKE PLACE FOR THE SPECIES DESIGNATED FOR CONTROL BY THE WASHINGTON STATE NOXIOUS WEED CONTROL BOARD and THE OKANOGAN COUNTY NOXIOUS WEED CONTROL BOARD; a list is available in our office. All State, Federal and private landowners will be notified of noxious weeds present and classified as enforceable and control will be required.

This notice is published according to Board policy to notify landowners in our County that OCNWCB may enter their property according to the provisions outlined in 17.10.160 RCW, and that this notice shall serve as “Reasonable Attempt” as defined according to the aforementioned RCW.

If you have any questions regarding the enforcement inspection process, please contact the Noxious Weed Control Office at 509-422-7165, email noxiousweeds@co.okanogan.wa.us  or write PO Box 791, Okanogan, WA  98840.

Published in the Methow Valley News on March 14, 21, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on March 15, 22, 2018. OVG# 799736


Notice of Special Election
Okanogan County, State of Washington

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

A Special Election will be held in the below mentioned districts for the purpose of submitting to the voters for their approval or rejection the following.

Brewster School District NO. 111/203J, Special Election – Proposition 1
Replacement of Expiring Educational Programs and Operations Levy

The registration deadline for online registrations, mail-in registrations and transfers is March 26, 2018.  Any qualified elector who is not registered to vote in the State of Washington may register to vote in person at the Auditor’s Office up to and including April 16, 2018.

You can register or obtain registration forms at the Auditor’s Office, on line at www.vote.wa.gov, and Department of Licensing.

The Okanogan County Auditor’s Office, 149 3rd Ave N, Room 104, at the County Courthouse, will be open so voters may obtain replacement ballots, drop off voted ballots, obtain provisional ballots, and use the Accessible Voting Units, at the following times.

Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM    April 6 – April 23, 2018

On Election Day only, April 24, 2018 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Drop box locations around the county for this election.

Pateros -180 Pateros Mall in parking lot, Pateros

Drop boxes will close at 8:00PM on Election Day 

Voters needing additional information or assistance with voter registration forms or voting may call (509) 422-7240.  Voters unable to use the mail-in ballot may use the Accessible Voting Unit available at the County Auditor’s Office.

Ballots require sufficient first class postage and must be postmarked by the day of the election.  Check with your local Post Office for deadlines to have your ballot postmarked properly.

For additional information on the election or regarding voter registration.

vote.wa.gov/okanogan

myvote.wa.gov,

Local newspaper, radio, and TV

www.pdc.wa.gov

Meetings of the Okanogan County Canvassing Board are open, public meetings and shall be continued until the activities for which the following meetings are held have been completed.  Canvass Board meetings are held in the Okanogan County Auditor’s Office, 149 3rd Ave N, Room 104, at the County Courthouse, in Okanogan.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 11:00 AM to determine the status of any provisional or challenged ballots

Friday, May 4, 2018 at 11:00 AM to canvass the votes cast and certify the election

This notice is in accordance with RCW 29A.52.

Dated at Okanogan, Washington this 26th day of February 2018.

Laurie Thomas, Okanogan County Auditor and Ex-Officio Supervisor of Elections

By Mila M Jury, Chief Deputy and Certified Election Administrator

Published in the Methow Valley News on March 14, 2018 and the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on  March 15, 2018. OVG#797990.


Notice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Okanogan County is updating its list of potential vendors for the purchase of products and services valued between two-thousand five-hundred dollars ($2,500) and Twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) in accordance with RCW 36.32.245. Below is a list of general categories in which the County may make purchases in 2018. Potential vendors of any of these categories are invited to notify the County in writing if they wish to be placed on the vendors list.

Computer Equipment or other related Equipment or Hardware Maintenance

Office Equipment such as Copier/printers

Architectural, Engineering, or Planning Services

Legal Services

Personnel-related services

Hardware or Building Supplies

Custodial and Janitorial Services

Maintenance Services

Sound Systems

Spray & Applicator Services

Herbicides and Pesticides

Potential vendors of the above categories who wish to be placed on the vendors list are encouraged to write the Okanogan County Commissioners’ Office at 123 Fifth Avenue North, Room 150, Okanogan, WA 98840.

Published in the Methow Valley News March 14, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 15, 2018. OVG#799244.


Notice of Public Hearing

AMEND OCC 5.20 DANCE PERMITS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Okanogan Board of County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing to take public testimony regarding a proposed amendment to Okanogan County Code (OCC) 5.20 Dance Permits. If approved the amendment would allow the fee authorized for processing a dance permit application to be established by resolution of the Board of County Commissioners.

The SEPA Responsible Official has determined this proposal is categorically exempt from environmental review in accordance with WAC 197-11-800 (19a).

The public hearing will be conducted on March 26, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Auditorium in the Virginia Grainger Building in Okanogan, WA. Verbal testimony will be taken with a time limit of 3 minutes per speaker. Written comments may be submitted at the hearing and will be accepted prior to the hearing and may be submitted in writing or electronically to Lalena Johns, Clerk of the Board, at 123 5th Ave N Ste 150, Okanogan, WA 98840 or at ljohns@co.okanogan.wa.us. 

Date of publishing is March 14 and 15, 2018.

Information regarding this proposal can be obtained from: Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office, Beth Barker, Chief Civil Deputy, 123 5th Avenue North, Suite 200, Okanogan, WA 98840 (509)422-7773 or bbarker@co.okanogan.wa.us .

Published in the Methow Valley News March 14, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 15,  2018. OVG#799351.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

INTERIM OKANOGAN COUNTY CODE REVISIONS

OCC 17A.290 Cannabis Operations

OCC 17A.220 District Use Chart

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Okanogan Board of County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on April 9, 2018 to take public testimony regarding ordinance 2018-2 approved on February 27, 2018 that adopted interim code revisions to OCC 17A.220 District Use Chart and OCC 17A.290 Cannabis Operations.  The public hearing is scheduled to meet the procedural requirements found in RCW 36.70.795.  The interim code revisions will undergo environmental review and be scheduled for additional public hearings before the Okanogan County Regional Planning Commission followed by the Okanogan Board of County Commissioners.

The public hearing will be conducted on April 9, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Auditorium in the Virginia Grainger Building in Okanogan, WA. Verbal testimony will be taken with a time limit of 3 minutes per speaker. Written comments may be submitted at or prior to the hearing and will be accepted in writing or electronically to Laleña Johns, Clerk of the Board, at 123 5th Ave N Ste 150, Okanogan, WA 98840 or at ljohns@co.okanogan.wa.us. 

Date of publishing is March 14 and 15, 2018.

A copy of the interim code revisions may be viewed on the Okanogan County Planning Department website at www.okanogancounty.org/planning.

Information regarding this proposal can be obtained from: Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development, Perry Huston, Director of Planning, 123 5th Avenue North, Suite 130 Okanogan, WA 98840 (509)422-7218 or phuston@co.okanogan.wa.us .

Published in the Methow Valley News March 14, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 15, 2018. OVG#799638.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners in their hearing room on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. The commissioners hearing room is located at 123 5th Avenue North, Okanogan, WA 98840.

The purpose of the public hearing is to review community development and housing needs, inform citizens of the availability of funds and eligible uses of the state Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), and receive comments on proposed activities, particularly from lower income persons residing in Okanogan County.

$82,716 is proposed to be available annually to the county and Okanogan County Community Action Council to fund public services that principally benefit low-and-moderate in come persons.

An overview of the proposed public services will be available for review at the County Commissioner office Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Comments on the county’s and community action program’s past performance and use of their 2017 CDBG Public Services Grant will also be received. Comments may be submitted either by mail to the above address, in person at the hearing, or by email to ljohns@co.okanogan.wa.us.

The commissioners’ hearing room is handicap accessible. Arrangements to reasonably accommodate special needs, including handicap accessibility or interpreter, will be made upon receiving 24 hour advance notice. You may contact the Commissioners’ office by calling 509-422-7100.

Published in the Methow Valley News March 14, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 15, 2018. OVG#799683.


Okanogan County

Notice of Final Decision

Project: Boundary Line Adjustment: (parcels 4450490008 & 4450480006)

Proponent: George Driskell III and Charles C. Driskell

Decision:  Approved

Appeal Deadline: April 3, 2018

The Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development approved the above-noted project. Within 20 days of decision, parties with standing may appeal this decision to the Okanogan County Hearing Examiner at 123 5th Ave. N. Suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840, pursuant to OCC 2.67.010. An appeal must include the $300.00 appeal fee.

Published in the Methow Valley News March 14, 2018; Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune March 15, 2018. OVG#799748II